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The Encourager

One of the greatest gifts we can give to another is the gift of encouragement. Continue reading

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When Words are Many

Our words do get us in a lot of trouble.  As the proverb reminds us, “When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.” Continue reading

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You Can’t Do It Alone

A leader will never be great without the support of their people.  He or she must recruit, train and delegate the work to capable, faithful men and women who can help accomplish the task. Continue reading

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The Blessing

In a world where we hear and experience more curses than blessings, these words of blessing are needed and encouraging. Continue reading

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Spurs of Encouragement

We all need encouraging words. Often those words of encouragement are ones that we want to hear such as a word of hope when we are going through a tough time; a word of affirmation when we are discouraged. Yet, encouragement doesn’t always mean flowery words of praise for another. Sometimes encouragement requires a spur–a painful poke in our backside that spurs us on to action. Continue reading

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Eternal Encouragement

bruised by the circumstances of life. They hoped that Jesus would return quickly, but were beginning to wonder if they had missed out somehow. Continue reading

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Building Up or Tearing Down (Aug 13)

Tearing down is simple. Building up is an art. Anyone can criticize; it takes no great skill to see the problems. It takes a real leader not to be distracted by the words that tear down; to keep to the task despite criticism. Continue reading

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The Encourager (June 14)

One of the greatest gifts we can give to another is the gift of encouragement. Barnabas was one that could always be counted on to be an encouragement to others. Continue reading

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Spurs of Encouragement (Nov 11)

We all need encouraging words. Often those words of encouragement are ones that we want to hear such as a word of hope when we are going through a tough time; a word of affirmation when we are discouraged. Yet, encouragement doesn’t always mean flowery words of praise for another. Sometimes encouragement requires a spur–a painful poke in our backside that spurs us on to action. Continue reading

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Encouragement (Nov 1)

Do you know someone going through a tough time right now? Don’t neglect the ministry of encouragement. A card, a phone call, an email or a friendly conversation can have a major effect on a heart that is in a vulnerable place. Continue reading

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